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A little-known Islamic extremist group claimed responsibility Monday for the kidnapping of seven foreign workers from northern Nigeria, threatening their safety if anyone tried to intervene and free them.
He said the Nigerian household staff members at the residence were left unharmed, while the foreigners were quickly abducted.
"They seem to disagree with some of Boko Haram's strategies — in particular, they disagreed with Boko Haram's tendency to kill Muslims," Mr. Pantucci said. "They seem to be more internationally focused, they talk a lot more in global jihad terms, and they seem very eager to cultivate that side of their image. It makes them more dangerous."